Protocol Education are supporting a local school who are seeking a SEN Teaching Assistant on a temporary basis.

The school excels at making a creative and happy environment which allows students to thrive and reach their goals whilst gaining new skills for outside the classroom. 

This role is suitable for those wanting a career change with transferable skills. Graduates are welcome. 

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be expected to provide classroom support to students with a range of special educational needs. This could be on a 1:1 basis, in small groups or within the classroom.

Typical TA duties

  • Supporting the teachers to plan learning activities for the students
  • Supporting the teacher in managing classroom behaviour
  • Encourage the students to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage in all activities
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance of the teacher
  • SEN Experience

  • Knowledge of SEN needs
  • Experience of working with children and young adults with varying needs
  • Understanding that needs change and you need to be adaptable to these changes
  • Knowledge of EHCPs
  • Experience of behaviours that challenge is an advantage
  • Team teach is an advantage
  • Experience and Requirements

  • Experience working in a school setting as a TA or Learning Support Assistant
  • Passionate about supporting students with special educational needs
  • Due to the nature of this role, you will be required to undertake a DBS check and hold a valid safeguarding certificate. 

    All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see for further details.

    All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.